Pioneers of photography - Joseph Prangey

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Joseph Prangey - Old Cairo. Soliman Pasha and his children, 1842-44

Joseph Prangey - Old Cairo. Soliman Pasha and his children,

Joseph Prangey - Daphni near Athens. Monastery taken from South West, 1843

Joseph Prangey - Daphni near Athens. Monastery taken from South West, 1843

Joseph Prangey - Tripoli (Liban), 1842-44

Joseph Prangey - Tripoli (Liban), 1842-44

Joseph Prangey - Tower of the Winds, Athens, 1842

Frieze on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Daguerreotype by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804 - Image and text courtesy The Getty.

Joseph Prangey - Jerusalem, Jaffa Gate, 1844. Legend has it that the last conqueror of Jerusalem to enter the city through them. During the visit of the German Emperor Wilhelm II in 1898, the Turks broke the wall just to the right of the gate, so that the emperor decided that he entered the Jaffa Gate. In 1917, the commander of the British troops, General Allenby entered the Jaffa Gate on foot-out of respect for the city.

These earliest pictures of Jerusalem were taken ​​in 1844 by French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey – who was active in the Middle East.

Joseph Prangey - Jerusalem, Golden Gate, 1844. Oldest gates of Jerusalem, and the only leading directly to the Temple Mount. Existing gate built in the area 520 years, next discovered the remains substantially more ancient gates of the Second Temple period.

These earliest pictures of Jerusalem were taken ​​in 1844 by French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey – who was active in the Middle East.

Joseph Prangey - Jerusalem, Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount), 1844

These earliest pictures of Jerusalem were taken ​​in 1844 by French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey –.

Robert Burrows - Garden Wall, 1850s

Robert Burrows - Garden Wall, 1850s

Joseph Prangey - General view taken from my terrace, Ezbékieh, Cairo, 1843

Joseph Prangey - General view taken from my terrace, Ezbékieh, Cairo, 1843

Joseph Prangey - Fishery, North Bosphorus, 1842-1844

Joseph Prangey - Fishery, North Bosphorus, 1842-1844

Joseph Prangey - Sculpture, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, 1841

Joseph Prangey - Sculpture, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, 1841

Joseph Prangey - The North tower of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, 1841

Joseph Prangey - The North tower of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, 1841

Joseph Prangey - Tuileries Garden in 1841

Joseph Prangey - Tuileries Garden in 1841

Joseph Prangey - Assouan, young girl from Nubia, 1844

Joseph Prangey - Assouan, young girl from Nubia, 1844

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